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Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environmental Simulator (NTREES) Phase II Upgrade Activities

@inproceedings{Emrich2013NuclearTR,
  title={Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environmental Simulator (NTREES) Phase II Upgrade Activities},
  author={W. Emrich and Robert P. Moran and J. Pearson},
  year={2013}
}
  • W. Emrich, Robert P. Moran, J. Pearson
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • Abstract. To support the on-going nuclear thermal propulsion effort, a state-of-the-art non nuclear experimental test setup has been constructed to evaluate the performance characteristics of candidate fuel element materials and geometries in representative environments. The facility to perform this testing is referred to as the Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environment Simulator (NTREES). This device can simulate the environmental conditions (minus the radiation) to which nuclear rocket fuel… CONTINUE READING

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